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Habitat For Humanity


Photo and video by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Jonathan Greer, 34, a caretaker at the Stones River Physical Therapy Center in Murfreesboro, is a local recipient of a Habitat for Humanity house, and, through his required “sweat equity,” the father of two plans to make the building a home. The walls of Greer’s future …

Photo and story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University held their annual letter-writing fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday evening in the Student Union Building on campus. This event called students to send letters to friends and family, detailing what Habitat for Humanity is, what they do and if the …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Gov. Bill Haslam announced on July 21 that the City of Murfreesboro received a $1 million federal grant to build sidewalks along Mercury Boulevard. The road connects Broad Street to Middle Tennessee Boulevard and Rutherford Boulevard. Numerous community centers and businesses sit adjacent to Mercury Boulevard, such …

Photos and Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer  Dogs of all breeds and their two-legged companions competed Sunday in the 12th annual See Spot Run/Walk for Habitat 5k, sponsored by the MTSU Office of Student Organizations and Sigma Pi fraternity. The event helps support the local Habitat for Humanity and the MTSU Habitat Blitz …

Story and Photo by Connor Burnard / Contributing Writer On Saturday, members of the Kappa-Iota chapter of Kappa Sigma at MTSU worked on a house build with the Rutherford County chapter of Habitat for Humanity on two neighboring homes on South Hancock Drive in Murfreesboro. Denis Nackley, the chapter president and a senior studying new media …

Sleep, binge-watching and vacation are a few words that come to mind when one mentions the much anticipated week between midterms and finals, the week when all responsibilities tend to slip away and, with a little luck, the sun comes out after weeks of harsh, frigid temperatures. That week, of course, is Spring Break. But what if students …